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Five arrested following drugs raid in Clacton

PUBLISHED: 17:34 06 June 2018 | UPDATED: 17:34 06 June 2018

Benet has now been arrested Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Benet has now been arrested Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Five people have been arrested after police discovered a haul of heroin and crack cocaine during a drugs raid in Clacton.

Officers from the North Operation Raptor Team, acting on intelligence, executed a warrant in Beach Road, St Osyth, yesterday, Wednesday June 6.

They arrested two people – a 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man – on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A haul of suspected drugs paraphernalia was also discovered.

A spokesman for Essex police said officers had also carried out searches at a nearby property in Salvia Close, Clacton, and a haul of what is believed to be the Class A drugs heroin and crack cocaine was seized.

A further three people were arrested including a 19-year-old man, a 26-year-old woman and a boy, aged 17, who were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug.

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